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Colleges, Offices, Programs & Institutes

Colleges

Academic programs at Concordia University, St. Paul are organized into three colleges. Degree programs are offered at the traditional undergraduate, adult undergraduate and graduate levels for each college.


 

College of Business & Organizational Leadership

The College of Business & Organizational Leadership offers programs that prepare graduates for today's competitive business environment. Programs include:

  • Business Administration
  • Information Technology in Management
  • Food Industry Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • MBA
  • Marketing Management and Innovation
  • Organizational Management and Leadership

Students gain global and technological expertise that is built upon a strong ethical foundation. All programs are practitioner-oriented and build upon student experiences.

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College of Arts & Letters

The College of Arts and Letters encompasses the academic programs commonly known as "humanities". Academic departments in the College of Arts and Sciences include:

  • Art
  • Church Vocation & Ministry
  • Communication Studies
  • English & Modern Languages
  • History & Political Science
  • Music
  • Religion & Theology
  • Theatre and Dance

Graduates from the College of Arts & Letters are well-prepared to take on their career objectives after graduation. Many alumni go on to fill positions in Fortune 500 companies, as well as small businesses and non-profit organizations.

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College of Education & Science

The College of Education & Science is organized into four academic departments:

  • Child and Family Education
  • Kinesiology and Health Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Teacher Education
  • Graduate Studies in Education

The mission of the College of Education & Science is to prepare professionals for life-long learning and service in teaching, research and leadership. A Lutheran-based, liberal arts learning environment readies professionals for success in a diverse and global community. A coordinated set of courses and field experiences provides graduates with opportunities to build and demonstrate their knowledge, skills and personal qualities.

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Offices

Traditional Undergraduate

Department
Chair

Art

Stephanie Hunder

Communication

Alan Winegarden

English

Nan Hackett

Health Sciences

Eric LaMott

Math

Rob Krueger

Music

David Mennicke

Science

Leanne Bakke

Social Sciences (psych, sociology, criminal justice, etc.)

David Bredehoft

Theatre

Mark Rosenwinkel

History, Political Science, Pre-Law

David Woodard

Education

Rick Benson

DCO and Outreach

Phil Johnson

DCE

Kevin Hall

Lutheran Classroom Teacher

Michele Pickel

Theology, Biblical Studies, Religion

Mark Schuler

Pre-Sem

Mark Press

General Vocation

Jim Gimbel

   

Adult Undergraduate

Program
Chair/Reviewer

BA-Accounting

 Bruce Corrie

BA-BUS

 Scott Morrell and Bruce Corrie

BA-CD

 Lynn Gehrke

BA-CJ

 Erv Weinkauf

BA-EXS

 Katie Fischer

BA-FLE

 Michael Walcheski

BA-FRM

 Christine Kudelka

BA-Health Care

 Katie Fischer

Hospitality

 Christine Kudelka

BA-HRM

 Rita Kenyon

BA-ITM

 Joel Schuessler

BA-MKM

 Christine Kudelka

BA-OML

 Craig Witthaus and Jean Rock

BS-PSC

 Katie Fischer

Radiologic Science

 Katie Fischer

   

Graduate

 
Program
Chair/Reviewer

MA-CJ

 Erv Weinkauf

MA-ECE

 Lynn Gehrke

MA-FLE

 Michael Walcheski

MA-HR

 Steve Manderscheid

MA-LM

 Jean Rock

MBA

 Craig Lien

MBA-HC

 Craig Lien

MA-SCM

 Alan Winegarden

MA-SM

 Katie Fischer

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Programs & Institutes

Poehler Lecture Series

The Poehler Lecture Series is an annual event designed to explore how students and faculty in the College of Arts and Letters, College of Education and Science, and College of Business and Organizational Leadership have connected their Christian faith with their academic discipline. Speakers are selected based on excellence in their academic discipline and the maturity of their Christian faith.
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Hoffmann Institute

The Hoffmann Institute is the center for Evangelism and Mission studies, creating mission vision and equipping outreach leaders centered at Concordia University. The purpose of the Hoffmann Institute is to:

  1. prepare students for professional outreach ministries,
  2. encourage and develop an active outreach consciousness within the campus community, and
  3. raise outreach vision, commitment, involvement and leadership throughout the church.

In partnership with Concordia University, the Hoffmann Institute faculty serve as professors in the classroom and teach courses offered in the undergraduate outreach major and minor which lead toward certification as a Director of Christian Outreach (DCO). In addition, the Hoffmann Institute develops and manages the Master of Arts in Christian Outreach which also offers DCO certification for satisfactory completion of all requirements.

Southeast Asian Teacher Program (SEAT)

Concordia at Hippos

Twin Cities Teacher Collaborative (TC2)

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